Old Photos: Slovenska Cesta, Ljubljana

By , 07 Jul 2019, 12:31 PM Lifestyle
Tavčer Palace, which housed the Cafe Europa, 1925 Tavčer Palace, which housed the Cafe Europa, 1925 All images from Wikipedia, public domain

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This collection of old photos and postcards shows some of the ways Slovenska cesta (also, for some years, Titova cesta) changed and stayed the same in the century, with each image showing buildings you can still see today as you walk along the newly, and mostly, pedestrianised street, with the only traffic now allowed being bicycles and buses.

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Another view of hte Cafe Europa, early 20th century.

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And another view, with Figovec restaurant just outside the picture on the left. 1911

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Mid-20th century

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1950s. You can see Šestica restaurant on the left - open in 1776 and still running today

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1950s, and showing the edge of Kongresni trg / Congress Square

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Hotel Slon on the right, 1950s

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The edge of the Tavčer Palace on the left, 1959

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Old buildings being pulled down in front of Nama department store, 1961

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Roadworks, 1963

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Another view of the Tavčer Palace, with Figovec again just out of sight on the left, 1965

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